The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.
December 30th, 2011
Episode 438 of 936 episodes
Sometimes it feels like all we talk about at Planet Money is how the economy is going down the tubes. Not today. We visit a few people who have been doing well this year. There's a guy who buys and stores gold for investors, companies that sell off inventories when stores go bankrupt, and a guy in the coconut water business.